Presbyterian Homes and Services
Trained Medication Assistant
November 2012 — Present
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, administering scheduled and PRN medications to residents, including oral and sublingual pills and suspensions, ear drops, ear drops and ointments, nasal drops and sprays, nebulizers and metered dose inhalers, enemas and suppositories, vaginal creams and supposititories, transdermal patches and topical creams, ointments and powders.
Taking vital signs in residents to determine if medications are appropriate to administer.
Monitoring resident for effectiveness of requested PRN medications and treatments and reporting this to the RN.
Monitoring residents for changes and reporting these changes to the RN.